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Don’t Listen to Everyone who begins to Blabber – Shaykh Muhammad Naasirud-Deen Al-Albaanee

My brother, the problem with the youth today, as they say in Ash-Shaam: The sticks gather them and the sticks separate them (i.e., they gather and disperse around people very easily). They are not accustomed to knowing knowledge and the people of knowledge. So everyone who speaks and is eloquent and begins to blabber then(…)

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Important Benefit from Sheikh ‘Uthaymeen Related to Marriage and Observing that which is Apparent – Translated by Mustafa George

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم While explaining the hadeeth of Fatimah bint Qaes (may Allah be pleased with her); in which she approached the Prophet  صلى الله عليه و سلم and informed him that individuals have approached her for marriage, upon hearing the names of these individuals the Prophetصلى الله عليه و سلم  replied: As for Abu Jahil, he(…)

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Tabdee’(declaring someone to be an innovator) is [only] for the Scholars and refuting falsehood is for the Scholars, for the students of knowledge and for the one who is qualified – Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

This one says: “Now you have said that mistakes are not refuted except by the Scholars. And in a previous lecture – perhaps not in Kuwait – you said that these words are not correct.” So it is as if he is saying: “You contradict yourself.” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : And this is a good question,(…)

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How does a person of Sunnah aid Ahlus-Sunnah? – Answered by Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

He says: “How does a person of Sunnah aid Ahlus-Sunnah? And how should Ahlus-Sunnah advise one another with good?” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : The answer to this is from different angles. The first angle: you aid Ahlus-Sunnah by being with them; by strengthening their force! This is one. – You aid Ahlus-Sunnah by not going to(…)

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Statement :’Hikmah (wisdom) is taken from anyone; from the young, the old, the jaahil (ignorant), the Muslim or the disbeliever.’

He says: “Is this statement correct: ‘Hikmah (wisdom) is taken from anyone; from the young, the old, the jaahil (ignorant), the Muslim or the disbeliever.’” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : Of course this statement is not unrestricted. The Scholars differentiate between two things: Between going to and seeking wisdom and knowledge from everyone and saying, “I’m seeking(…)

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When is the person of Sunnah called muttabi‘ (follower) and when is he called muqallid (blind follower)? – Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

He says: “When is the person of Sunnah called muttabi‘ (follower) and when is he called muqallid (blind follower)?” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : If the person of Sunnah takes the truth with its proof from the Scholars and he – if he is from the laymen – is behind the Major Scholars and their fataawaa that(…)

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Is every innovation – even if it is a small one – greater than the Major sins, or is there a detailed clarification? – Answered by Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

He says: “Is every innovation – even if it is a small one – greater than the Major sins, or is there a detailed clarification?” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : There is a brief answer to this: this question is wrong and is not upon the Manhaj of the Salaf. Getting involved into categorizing, setting forth parables(…)

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Listening to debates that are transmitted or spread on TV channels ? – Answered by Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

Question : Here he speaks concerning the issue of listening to debates that are transmitted or spread on TV channels, and if it is permissible [to do this]. [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : Pay attention, O my brothers! These debates which take place in public are wrong! And they are wrong from different angles. The first angle(…)

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Wearing dirty clothes is not from humility – Explained by Shaykh Fawzan

Questioner: May Allah grant you good. The questioner says: An Imaam of a masjid has a lot of money; but when he comes to the prayer, he comes wearing a dirty Izar and a dirty shirt. And when I say to him: “Why don’t you buy some new clothes for the prayer”? He says: “Whoever(…)

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Killing Time ! – Shaykh Abdur-Razzaaq al-Badr

Some of the people squander time and waste their time with actions even in that which is impermissible. For this reason you find some of those people who are heedless, they make the expression using the words ‘killing time’ as if (time) is an enemy!! The time is a type of wealth and what goes(…)

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A Warning against: Visiting the websites of the innovators – By Shaykh Abdur Razzaq Al Badr

Questioner: Our Shaykh—may Allah preserve you—what is your advice for the students of knowledge pertaining to the issue of reading the doubts and entering some of the forums which are upon other than the Minhaj of Ahlus Sunnah wa Jamah, reading the material and then spreading it amongst the people; with the argument that it(…)

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Those who sit with the innovators are more dangerous to us than the innovators – Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee

Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee: Abdullah ibn ‘Awn Artaban (عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عَوْنِ بْنِ أَرْطَبَانَ) may Allah have mercy upon him said: ‘Those who sit with the innovators are more dangerous to us than the innovators.’ Why? Because the people of innovation have manifested their affair and displayed their condition, thus the people are cautious of(…)

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WHAT IS NOT FROM SALAFIYYAH – Translation of Recent tweets by Sh. Muhammad Umar Saalim Baazmul

WHAT IS NOT FROM SALAFIYYAH translation of recent tweets by Sh. Muhammad Umar Saalim Baazmul 1) Taking (knowledge) from just anyone without first looking at their situation in dealing with the Sunnah is not from the methodology of the Salaf. It used to be said: “Indeed this knowledge is religion so look at who you(…)

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Repenting from Bid’ah and its Conditions – Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jaabiree

Repenting from Bid’ah Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jaabiree Question: May Allaah reward you with good, our Shaykh. This is the 19th question from Morocco. The questioner says: Must the innovator, if he repents from his innovation, fulfill the conditions for Tawbah? And are the conditions for repentance from innovation similar to repenting from disobedience? Do we accept(…)

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Characteristics of The Saved Sect – by Shaikh ‘Abdullaah Al-Bukhaaree (hafidhahullaah)

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d [The following is a summary of an extremely beneficial portion of a highly beneficial advice the shaikh gave a few years ago] Shaykh ‘Abdullaah al-Bukhaaree said: This Saved Sect, who are also this Aided and Victorious Group, those who are upon this blessed da’wah, they are(…)

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Do you know why their speech was so sweet? – Al-Fudayl b. ‘Ayyâd (rahimahullaah)

The Sweetest Words [Ikhlas] It is reported that the son of Al-Fudayl b. ‘Ayyâd – Allâh have mercy on him – said to his father: “Father! How sweet (beautiful) the speech of the Companions is!” [Al-Fudayl] said, “Son, do you know why it was so sweet?” He replied, “No father, I do not.” He said, “Because(…)

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Advice Concerning Studying the Books of Refutation – Shaykh Zayd ibn Muhammad ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī

Advice Concerning Studying the Books of Refutation [1] By the Noble Scholar of al-Islām Zayd ibn Muhammad ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī Translated by Abū al-Hasan Mālik Ādam al-Akhdar Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalī (hafidhahullaah) was asked: “A questioner from the Emirates says: ‘What is your advice, O Shaykh, for the beginner who busies himself with what is between(…)

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What is the ruling if i see someone committing a sin and i do not advise him – Shaykh Abdul Azeez Aali Shaykh

Question: What is the ruling if I see someone committing a sin and I do not advise him under the pretense that he already knows the ruling? Answer: Man commits sins while he knows, but this is from the ignorance of man. Certainly ignorance is that which overcomes his heart the moment he practices or(…)

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[Must Read] Two Days and Two Nights like no others

It is reported that Anas b. Mâlik – Allâh be pleased with him – said: There are two days and two nights the likes of which no one has ever heard of before: the Day on which you will receive the news about Allâh the Exalted: whether you will receive His punishment or His mercy, the Day(…)

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